Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (PHF)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/24/14, Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated ( PHF) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0575, payable on 2/28/14. As a percentage of PHF's recent stock price of $8.19, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when PHF shares open for trading on 2/24/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PHF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0575 declared by Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PHF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.42% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PHF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PHF's low point in its 52 week range is $7.74 per share, with $9.57 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.19.

In Thursday trading, Pacholder High Yield Fund Incorporated shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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